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V. Batteries And Charging - Pride Icon Owner's Manual

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V . B A T T E R I E S A N D C H A R G I N G
CHARGING YOUR BATTERIES
PROHIBITED! Never use an extension lead to plug in your battery charger. Plug the charger
directly into a properly wired standard electrical outlet.
PROHIBITED! Removal of the grounding prong can create an electrical hazard. If necessary,
properly install an approved 3-pronged adapter to an electrical outlet having 2-pronged
plug access. Failure to heed could result in personal injury and/or property damage.
WARNING! Ensure that both ends of the charger power lead are clean and dry before plugging
the charger power lead into the charger power lead receptacle or the electrical outlet.
WARNING! Prevent injury and/or equipment damage! Read the battery charging instructions in
this manual and in the manual supplied with the battery charger before charging the batteries.
WARNING! Prevent injury and/or equipment damage! Do no expose the off-board battery
charger to rain or other sources of moisture unless it has been tested for outdoor use.
Refer to the manual supplied with the battery charger for more information.
WARNING! Prevent injury and/or equipment damage! Explosive gases may be generated while
charging the batteries. Keep the scooter and the battery charger away from sources of
ignition such as flames or sparks and provide adequate ventilation when charging the batteries.
WARNING! Prevent injury and/or equipment damage! Inspect the battery charger, wiring,
and connectors for damage before each use. Contact your authorised Pride Dealer if
damage is found.
WARNING! Prevent injury and/or equipment damage! Do not attempt to open the battery
charger case. If the battery charger does not appear to be working correctly, contact
your authorised Pride Dealer.
WARNING! Prevent injury and/or equipment damage! If the off-board battery charger is
equipped with cooling slots, then do not attempt to insert objects through these slots.
WARNING! Prevent injury and/or equipment damage! Do not allow unsupervised children
to play near the scooter while the batteries are charging.
WARNING! Prevent injury and/or equipment damage! If your off-board battery charger has
not been tested and approved for outdoor use, then do not expose it to adverse or extreme
weather conditions. If the battery charger is exposed to adverse or extreme weather
conditions, then it must be allowed to adjust to the difference in environmental conditions
before use indoors. Refer to the manual supplied with the battery charger for more information.
Follow these easy steps to charge your batteries safely:
1. Position your scooter close to a standard electrical outlet.
2. Remove the key from the key switch.
3. Make certain that the manual freewheel lever is in the drive (down) position.
4. Plug the charger power lead (see figure10A) into the charger power lead receptacle on your scooter. See figure 11.
5. Plug the off-board charger into the electrical outlet. We recommend you charge the batteries for 8 to 14
hours.
6. When the batteries are fully charged, unplug the charger power lead from the electrical outlet and then
from the charger power lead receptacle.
NOTE: There is a charger inhibit function on your scooter. The scooter will not run and the battery
condition meter will not operate while the batteries are charging.
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